Tennessee Titans 14 New England Patriots 35: Tom Brady and James White keep Pats on course for Super Bowl return

SUPER BOWL hero James White bagged a pair of touchdowns as New England eased previous Tennessee on Saturday night time.

The operating again, who scored three touchdowns within the dramatic win over Atlanta in February, continued his publish-season excellence in a dominant win at Gillette Stadium.

 Tom Brady and James White were both in fine post-season form again

Tom Brady and James White have been each in advantageous submit-season type once more

Tom Brady threw three touchdowns as New England reached the AFC Championship Recreation for the seventh straight yr and remained on course to return to the NFL's showpiece recreation.

The Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers or Jacksonville Jaguars within the AFC title conflict subsequent Sunday with a spot in Super Bowl fifty one in Minneapolis up for grabs.

New England's defence sacked Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota eight occasions – a publish-season report.

5-time champion Brady continued his stellar publish-season profession at Gillette Stadium together with his 18th win in 21 house play-off contests.

It took some time for the forty-yr-previous and his offence to get going as they shook off rust and began slowly following the primary-spherical bye.

 James White dives into the end zone for his first touchdown of the night

James White dives into the top zone for his first landing of the night time
 James White battles his way into the end zone for the second time

James White battles his approach into the top zone for the second time

Tennessee struck first when Mariota marshalled an eleven-play, ninety five-yard drive and ended with a landing cross to Corey Davis.

The rookie large receiver hauled in a one-handed catch from 15 yards in his first ever NFL landing.

It left Gillette Stadium surprised and had Tennessee dreaming of one of many largest upsets in current submit-season reminiscence.

All it served to do, although, was wake the sleeping big.

Tennessee prodded the bear that’s New England's offence into motion and a dominant second quarter just about ended the sport.

 Chris Hogan throws the ball into the stands after scoring in the first half

Chris Hogan throws the ball into the stands after scoring within the first half
 Tom Brady led the Patriots to the AFC Championship Game for the seventh year in a row

Tom Brady led the Patriots to the AFC Championship Recreation for the seventh yr in a row

New England touchdowns on three straight drives – two from operating again White.

The primary one was a 5-yard shovel move from Brady as he took off for the nook to finish a seventy three-yard drive in beneath three minutes.

His second got here after a 1:fifty six drive on a six-yard rush and New England have been on prime.

Brady hit extensive receiver Chris Hogan on a 4-yard landing reception later within the half after a sixteen-play, ninety one-yard drive that chewed over 5 minutes.

Tennessee wanted an enormous recreation from operating again Derrick Henry to keep Brady on the sidelines, however he had simply 24 yards at half-time on eleven carries.

 Dion Lewis was at his elusive best for the Patriots on Saturday night

Dion Lewis was at his elusive greatest for the Patriots on Saturday night time

Brady had put up 206 yards and two touchdowns, whereas operating backs White and Dion Lewis had 131 scrimmage yards.

New England had, in a single dominant quarter, put up sufficient offence to win plenty of soccer video games.

Third selection operating again Brandon Bolden waltzed into the top zone utterly untouched within the third quarter, and the ultimate interval started with Brady's tenth landing cross to Rob Gronkowski within the publish-season.

The one shock was that the forty-yr-previous wasn't pulled and given the remainder of the fourth quarter off and got here again for one other drive.

Davis caught his second landing move for Tennessee within the dying minutes to offer the scoreline a bit extra credibility, however in fact this was a rout.

Brian Hoyer did are available to exchange Brady, however he had simply the straightforward process of kneeling 3 times and seeing out the remaining seconds.

SUPER BOWL hero James White bagged a pair of touchdowns as New England eased previous Tennessee on Saturday night time.

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